The Breeders’ Cup has announced today that 30 individuals are on the ballot for the election of 19 Breeders’ Cup Members. On June 6, the Breeders’ Cup Election Web Site will open for the 2015 Breeders’ Cup foal and stallion nominators to begin the voting process. Of the 30 candidates on the ballot, 13 are incumbent Members standing for re-election. The 19 individuals receiving the most votes will each serve a term of four years.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Led by Stud Las Monjitas’s 3-year-old Don Inc (ARG), nine horses have been entered for Wednesday’s Gran Premio 25 de Mayo (G1) at San Isidro, with the winner receiving an automatic berth into the Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (GI) at Santa Anita Park.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Led by the defending champion El Bromista (CHI), a field of 16 has been entered for Sunday’s Gran Premio Club Hipico Falabella (G1) on turf at Club Hipico in Santiago, Chile, with the winner receiving an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Mile through the Breeders’ Cup Challenge series.
Monday, May 2, 2016
Doña Pancha Stable’s 4-year-old Corona del Inca (ARG) won the Gran Premio Criadores (G1) by a nose over Kiriaki (ARG) at Palermo Race Course Sunday evening and earned an automatic berth into the $2 million Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff, through the Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You're In” series.
Friday, April 29, 2016
Led by two stars from the entry of Alessandro Misserochi’s Haras Santa Ines stable, Norimberga (ARG) and Kiriaki (ARG), the South American leg of the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge begins on Sunday at Palermo Race Course in Buenos Aires with the Gran Premio Criadores (G1) at Palermo Race Course for an automatic berth into the $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff.
Monday, April 25, 2016
The Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horseracing’s most prestigious international events, has today announced that it will return to Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky in 2018. As part of the company’s ongoing strategy to maintain a three-year out host site plan, Breeders’ Cup will work closely with Churchill Downs and the local Louisville community to drive excitement and anticipation for the event over the next few years.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The Breeders' Cup announced today that the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Challenge series will consist of 77 automatic qualifying races, including four new races, into the Breeders' Cup World Championships with 49 Challenge races held in the U.S. and Canada, and 28 races to be run outside of North America. Breeders’ Cup will pay entry fees and provide travel allowances for the connections of the Challenge winners to compete in the Championships.
Sunday, April 10, 2016
LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 9, 2016) — The 4-year-old Azkadellia (NZ) escaped traffic and stormed to the front in mid-stretch under jockey Damien Oliver to win Saturday’s one mile Coolmore Legacy Queen of the Turf Stakes (G1) by two lengths over Heavens Above (AUS) at Royal Randwick in Australia, and earned an automatic berth into the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf.
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Led by multiple group one winner Suavito (NZ), 17 fillies and mares comprise the current field for Saturday’s one mile Coolmore Legacy Queen of the Turf Stakes (G1) at Royal Randwick in Australia with the winner earning an automatic berth into the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1) through the Breeders’ Cup Challenge series.
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Statement from Craig Fravel, Breeders’ Cup President and CEO, on the passing of Ogden Mills Phipps.